Tom Pidcock (Ineos Grenadiers) has a special advantage over most of his rivals on the road – his mountain bike expertise. That’s the shared view of Eurosport’s lead mountain bike commentator Ric McLaughlin and cycling expert Dan Lloyd, who said that the British multi-discipline star is more likely to swerve danger on the bike because of his advanced skillset.
Ad “You really see the difference in the pro peloton between riders that have only ever done road racing and those that have got either a background in track racing, cyclo-cross or mountain biking,” said Lloyd on The Breakaway ahead of Stage 19 at the Giro d’Italia.
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He’s just at home on his bike because he grew up doing jumps, just mucking around in the local park or woods. “It’s a bit like Peter Sagan.Read more on eurosport.com